Danil Fedorchuk

Gide Loyrette Nouel (Kyiv office), Senior lawyer


  • Commercial law and contracts (including CISG)
  • Corporate law
  • Dispute resolution (litigation and arbitration
  • negotiations)
  • Competition (unfair competition issues)
  • Compliance and anti-bribery (incl. internal audits)


Donetsk National University, Research post-graduate program with specialization in business law and commercial arbitration procedure. Dissertation for the degree of Candidate of Legal Studies (equivalent to Ph.D., or S.J.D.); University of Pittsburgh School of Law, Pittsburgh‚ PA‚ USA, LL.M. program, LL.M. degree in International and Comparative Law (Semester Honors Award for outstanding performance, Excellence for the Future Award); Donetsk State University, Economics and Law Faculty, Specialist degree (similar to J.D.), magna cum laudæ (GPA 4.85 of 5); Appellate Body Secretariat of the World Trade Organization (Geneva, Switzerland), Internship; Westinghouse Electric Company (Monroeville, PA, USA), Department of Law and Contracts, Trainee

Work Experience

Current: Gide Loyrette Nouel (Kyiv office), Senior lawyer; National University “Kyiv Mohylan Academy” Docent (Associate Professor) of Law at the Faculty of Law (since September 2008)
Previous: Beiten Burkhardt Rechtsanwaelte (Attorneys-at-Law) (Kiev office), Senior Attorney; Donetsk National University, Economics and Law Faculty, Department of Civil Law and Procedure, Docent (Associate Professor) of Law


  • Named among top 100 Ukrainian lawyers (field: corporate law) by the Yurydychna Gazeta (Ukrainian professional newspaper)
  • The DAAD Scholarship of the German Government for the research in business law, law of contracts and secured transactions at the University of Kiel (Kiel, Germany); the University of Regensburg and Max Planck Private Law Institute (Regensburg and Hamburg, Germany) 6 June – 16 July 2004
  • The John Smith Fellowship in Human Rights and Leadership (Edinburgh-Glasgow-Birmingham-Nottingham-London, United Kingdom)April 2000
  • Winner of Edmund F. Muskie/FSA Fellowship for studying in the USA for LL.M. degree in International and Comparative Law April 2000
  • Nominee of the British Council Chevening Scholarship for studying in Great Britain for LL.M. degree in International and European Legal Studies